Business Tips for Freelance Writers

Business Tips for Freelance Writers

Being a freelance copywriter is primarily about doing the work: writing every day. However, being a successful freelance writer is also about being a good small business owner. You need the same skills and tools to manage a writing business just like any other. Many freelance writers have the writing skills and creativity to be … Read more

Writing Conventions for the Web – The Complete Guide

Writing Conventions for the Web

Global demand for web content has created endless opportunities for freelance writers. Every enterprise needs a website, and every business needs visibility in search engines, so there is a huge demand for effective web copywriting. If you have a background in creative writing, journalism, or advertising, it’s not difficult to learn how to write for … Read more

Writing Sprints: The Race to Great Copy is On!

writing sprints

Whether you are a creative writer or a copywriter, whether you are just starting out or have been a pro for years, there are times when your productivity plummets. It seems like hour after hour goes by, and somehow there still aren’t any words on the page. No matter what’s causing your slump, writing sprints … Read more

How to Track Your Copywriting Projects

Copywriting Project Tracking

Staying organized is an essential skill for any freelancer, and especially so for freelance writers. Many copywriting projects have multiple phases and rounds of review, and each milestone can have an associated deadline and discussion… tracking it all can be a challenge. Successful freelancing requires nearly as much project management as it does writing, so … Read more

Copywriter’s Guide to Effective Writing

Most paid copywriting work is based on the psychological concepts of persuasive writing, but persuasion is based on the core principles of effective writing. Effective writing is copy that communicates clearly, ensuring the reader gets the intended message. Virtually all writers want to create effective copy, but often think that effectiveness is a question of … Read more

Great Tips for Improving Writer Productivity

Writing productively and managing your time well is essential for success as a freelance writer. Freelance writers can get paid by the word, by the page, by the project, by the hour, or a combination. No matter how you get paid, here are the best tips to manage your time and maximize your productivity. Why … Read more

How to Become a Successful Freelance Writer

How to Become a Successful Freelance Writer

As writers, many of us dream of writing whilst sitting with our laptops in a cafe in France or an exotic beach, enjoying life as a successful freelance writer. After all, it seems like the only prerequisite is the ability to write in your native language, have a laptop, and a good WIFI connection. Sadly, … Read more